To Bristol last week for a meeting of the strategic research group on learning in natural environments – LINE. It was a small group which meant there could be a free-flowing exchange of views, with ideas building on ideas. Well structured and ably chaired, it was a great day out. Well done Natural England.
Last Great Western might have coughed up a younger and longer train for the return journey, and the students from Hayesfield school in Bath might have been more considerate of others, but, as an expensively-compensated man once said: it's the age of the train.